The non-Facebook tag requirement isn't helping, but it is actually causing friction in getting a question edited or posted while under the
If I were a new user, I would get frustrated and just throw in any random tag and be done with it.
When I edit questions I have two windows for each question @_@ just to bypass the requirement.
Why not edit the question with a proper tag, you know the system by now
Currently on questions that are language independent I end up cluttering the API tag. No one really follows the API tag. Over the past few months I have encountered similar problems with this issue.
The point of the above question was to prove or difficult it would be for a new user use
facebook.stackoverflow.com to understand it.
If you can sit down in the
facebook.stackoverflow.com section and edit questions without fail for months on end, then power to you, yet I don't believe you.
- Juicy Scripter
- Nitzan Tomer
I'm willing to a bet a dinner and a movie these users (some of top users of all time on Facebook) have been frustrated in a similar matter.
@_@, then I am just bypassing the catch and thus it should be removed
Tag with arbitrary, unrelated tags
Though the quote above was tongue-in-cheek, it's actually what happens. Hence we end up with a bunch of incorrectly tagged questions. Thus the requirement causes more harm than good and it should be removed.
Shog says to follow this thinking: "I know my question is about Facebook, but what else is it about?"
To which I can give one of many responses (from questions I have tried to edit)
Nothing else. It's actually about Open Graph which started at Facebook. And Open Graph is a tag associated with Facebook. Stalemate
How about a live example
I bet you a dinner and a bike ride this mod did not edit the question while under
Surprise!!! If the moderator cannot edit it under
facebook.stackoverflow.com how do you expect a user to do it?
Even the CFO of Stack Exchange is falling into issues.
Ask any regular of the [facebook] tag how counterproductive this feature is, and they will agree.